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Michigan State University to announce new president

Former MSU president Lou Anna Simon resigned January 2018

Michigan State University (WDIV)
Michigan State University (WDIV)


EAST LANSING, Mich. – Trustees at Michigan State University are holding a special meeting next week amid a search for a new president.

MSU says the governing board will discuss a "personnel action" on Tuesday.

President Lou Anna Simon resigned in January 2018 after sports doctor Larry Nassar was sentenced to decades in prison for sexually assaulting women and girls.

UPDATE: Michigan State University names Samuel L. Stanley Jr. as new president